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Buffalo and New Hampshire won, all other games were a loss. There were not a lot of notable performances on Thursday. Leo Jimenez was the best. As the Jays look to add to their roster before the trade deadline, Jimenez would be one of the Jays more tradeable assets.

Syracuse 4 Buffalo 7

Akron 7 New Hampshire 9 - game one

Akron 8 New Hampshire 3 - game two

Hillsboro 4 Vancouver 2

Lakeland 4 Dunedin 3

FCL Phillies 7 FCL Blue Jays 6 - 10 innings

Three Stars

Third Star - Zac Cook

Second Star - Rafael Lantigua

First Star - Leo Jimenez



Trevor Schwecke had two hits including a two run home run. Rafael Lantigua was 3-5 and drove in two.

Casey Lawrence went six innings, gave up a home run. Hagen Danner went two innings, gave up a home run. Hayden Juenger pitched the last inning, gave up a home run.

NH hit four home runs in game one of the doubleheader. Will Robertson hit his eighth in the third inning. Leo Jimenez hit his fourth, an impressive shot to right centre. Zac Cook added his fourth and Riley Tirotta his second. Jimenez was 3-4 with a single, double and home run. Tirotta had a double to go with his HR.

Chad Dallas was not at his best. He did get through four innings with two runs allowed but then went walk, homer, homer. That was it. He needed 90 pitches to get into the fifth inning.

In game two Trenton Wallace was charged with five runs, three earned in four plus innings. Nick Fraze threw gas on the fire and gave up three runs himself. Damiano Palmegiani homered in the first inning and added a double. Zac Cook hit his second home run of the day in the seventh.

Rafael Sanchez started for Vancouver. He was charged with two runs in five innings. Eric Pardinho was charged with the other two runs. He now has an ERA of 8.31 and a WHIP of 1.73. I am not sure he will get back to what he once was before the injuries.

The C's had seven hits, all singles.

Pat Gallagher started for Dunedin. He pitched well through four but then gave up a couple of runs in the fifth and left with two on base and with two outs. Grayson Thurman came on and allowed both runs to score.

The Jays had just six hits, all singles. Addison Barger was 1-3 with a walk.

Gage Stanifer started, went four innings, gave up one run and struck out five. Stanifer and Nolan Perry have both pitched twice. They both have more strikeouts than innings pitched but high WHIP's. They both have walked five in eight innings which has elevated their WHIP's.

Enmanuel Bonilla had his first extra base hit of the season today. The Blue Jays top international signing of last year has found it tough going so far. He is hitting .154. He has nine K's in 26 at-bats.

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Ducey - Friday, June 16 2023 @ 11:24 AM EDT (#430305) #
I am not sure the Jays should be trading prospects at the deadline. The Jays may get into the playoffs but they are not beating anyone.

The team is just "Meh"

Plus they have Ryu, Greene and Manoah all coming back.

It would be tempting to trade Whit and Chapman and get a couple of high end prospects back before they walk.

Probably wont happen as they will be in the mix for the wildcard, but might be the best move for next year and longer term - as long as they dont trade for the next Derek Fisher
85bluejay - Friday, June 16 2023 @ 02:04 PM EDT (#430315) #
Rogers expect a return on the renovations expense, so unfortunately I expect the Jays will trade prospects and may empty the farm and attempt to make a playoff run.
Marc Hulet - Friday, June 16 2023 @ 02:44 PM EDT (#430320) #
The problem is that the Jays, like last trade deadline, have very few desirable prospects if you're hanging onto Tiedemann. Most teams want AA and AAA talent and Toronto doesn't have that except maybe Barger who's been hurt and has diminished value, as a result.
Dr B - Friday, June 16 2023 @ 03:01 PM EDT (#430321) #
Yes, they've emptied the farm of useful trade pieces. Where can they improve?

The offence should be a juggernaut, crushing their enemies, driving all before it. We should be listening to the lamentations of their women. It has not been so. This is difficult to improve, because the existing offence _should_ and _could_ be better. Who would you upgrade?

Then there is little point trading for middling relievers, as you can grow your own. You need someone elite and thatís going to cost good prospects. I wouldnít count on Chad Green solving this problem soon.

The only place I can see a possible fix is to trade for someone to eat some starting innings.They donít have to be good, just better than Manoah. This is a depressingly (or comedically) low bar so might not cost much. However, Iím guessing theyíll roll with Richards and hope that Ryu is back soon.
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